Severe weather possible for much of Nebraska

NORFOLK, Neb. -- Nebraska residents are among about 45 million North Americans facing the possibility of some type of severe weather this afternoon.

The National Weather Service has placedĀ over half of Nebraska's counties under a slight risk for severe weather this afternoon, including a flood advisory for Lincoln County near the Platte River.

Forecasters say the greatest threat will be high winds and hail Tuesday afternoon, particularly between 3:00 and 9:00 p.m.

Meteorologists say severe weather could be possible again both Wednesday and Thursday.